Cloud : what difference between site-Admin, Admin and JIRA-Admin ? Edited

Hello

I searched and checked this out :
https://confluence.atlassian.com/cloud/manage-groups-744721627.html?_ga=2.98598750.1971691628.1506893560-1149726608.1504687600

 

which defines what is site-admin, but many points remains unclear :

- is site-admin = JIRA System Administrators ?

- what can do an Admin and a JIRA-Admin ?

- what is the reason to be of each, and what are the differences ?

- The client has Confluence and JIRA site : JIRA-admin here does mean as well Confluence-admin ?

Regards

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Site-admins are able to maintain the Cloud site - mostly users, which are shared across the applications that make up the sie.

Jira administrators look after Jira - fields, screens, workflows, projects, permissions and so-on.  Confluence administrators look after Confluence at a similar level.

You can change the permissions in each application if you want, granting extra admin rights - one of our clients created an "atlas admin" group and granted it Jira, Bitbucket and Confluence admin inside the applications, so they had a really simple way to say "these people are admins for the whole stack".

You don't get System administration on Cloud, only Atlassian support have that access.

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